Yes you read that right, a report by DigiTimes has came out mentioning that some OEMs may actually be delaying the release of their Android 3.0 Honeycomb Tablets. I’m not sure I believe that, why hold back such amazing devices. Sure Android 3.0 has a few small issues (it is brand new of course) as in the first tablet OS built by Google. It will take time to mature, just like a fine wine. Hopefully not that long of course.
They mentioned the Motorola Xoom and its poor sales, and low amount of apps for android tablets, the tablet ecosystem being weak. Although I would have to argue with that because the Xoom was the first Tablet OS device. Of course there isn’t going to be a huge ecosystem. That will come in due time. Good things come to those who wait. Look how amazing android is now.
Apparently they even go on to mention the Asus Transformer has only shipped in specific regions for the above mentioned reasons also. This story was brought to us by our friends over at Phandroid, and they didn’t cite the DigiTimes story either. I do understand where some of this may be coming from, but from the look of how Android in general turned out. I can’t see very many OEMs being truly hesitant, Android is full steam ahead, and Google will put forth the same amazing effort on the Android Tablet. I’d be getting in ASAP if it were me.[via Phandroid]